Evona Stanger

Thursday , March 06, 2014 - 10:34 AM


Evona Bingham Stanger of Ogden celebrated her 90th birthday with a family dinner at the Maddox Ranch House on Feb. 9.

She was born Feb. 10, 1923, in Trenton to Gilbert and Grace Hauser Bingham. She grew up in Cornish with her parents, three sisters and one brother. She graduated from North Cache High School, where she was a class officer. She was the Cache Valley Health Queen when she was 16.

She met her husband, Kenneth Junior Stanger, on a blind date at the White City Ballroom. They were married May 26, 1950, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Logan Temple. He died on June 24, 2011.

She and her husband were owners of Kent’s Shooters Supply. After they retired from the store, they traveled to all the states and many countries of the world.

She was an active member of the LDS Church, serving as Primary president, stake Primary president, Relief Society president and two stake Relief Society presidencies. She was also a volunteer at McKay-Dee Hospital for 45 years. She is an active member the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, where she served as captain for 16 years.

Her children and their spouses are Linda and Dennis Spencer, Jan and Chris Petersen, and Randy and Joyce Stanger. She has 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

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